Baked Spring Rolls: From Fried to Favourite

Posted on Jul 16th, 2012

This recipe is a case of "do as I say and not as I do." You see, I make baked spring rolls all the time with frozen and thawed tofu that 's been left over from other recipes. I usually keep it in the freezer until I also…

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Burmese Yellow Split Pea Fritters

Posted on Apr 17th, 2013

I have had this recipe for Burmese yellow split pea fritters from  has*ba - please eat bookmarked for two years and I have just now gotten around to making it. Part of the delay was that I had once made a similar recipe, a…

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Eggplant in Black Bean Sauce

Posted on Nov 15th, 2009

A month ago, I made this Vietnamese Vegetarian Crispy Chow Mein recipe for a blog event. However, we were so hungry by the time it was ready, that I skipped taking pictures of it and never submitted it to the event. I…

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Green Curry Rice Bake

Posted on May 21st, 2011

I saw this recipe recommended on a message board and thought it would be fun and easy to make vegan.  I just replaced the 14 ounces of chicken with 8 ounces of seitan and 8 ounces of green beans. I also translated the…

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I make lists: Baked Tempeh Spring Rolls

Posted on May 27th, 2010

I'm a list maker. Without them, I'm totally scatterbrained. In the kitchen, I need multiple lists. I have a post-it on my freezer of dishes that I've frozen for quick meals later. I have grocery lists on my computer, ready…

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It’s a Vegan World: Malaysian Tofu Curry

Posted on Aug 29th, 2009

I’ve never met a cuisine from a hot climate that I didn’t like. I loved Thai food and Indian food at first bite. I grew up eating Mexican food, but I can still remember the first times I was introduced to cilantro and…

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Korean Portobello and Eggplant Lettuce Wraps

Posted on May 10th, 2013

  I love all kinds of tacos, so when I heard of Korean tacos, I was intrigued.  They're typically made with grilled, marinated steak and served on tortillas with crisp vegetables, guacamole, salsa, and other taco fixings.…

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Kung Pao Spaghetti

Posted on Mar 14th, 2013

I've been making a lot of quick and easy recipes lately. Usually, they are dishes like sandwiches or soup. Pasta is nearly always quick too. As much as I love to cook, I still need lots of recipes like this in my repertoire.…

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Pad Thai

Posted on Jan 12th, 2011

I used to make this dish years ago when I still ate seafood, way back in the 90's. Back then, I made it with shrimp and fish sauce. When I first made a vegetarian verson I replaced the fish sauce with soy sauce, and it was…

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Putting it Together: Thai Curry

Posted on Nov 18th, 2010

This is the curry I made with my Mussamun curry paste. Once you have curry paste on hand, the dish goes together very quickly. Real Vegetarian Thai offers recipes using bamboo shoots, potatoes, winter squash, peas, and…

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Summer Rolls with Mango and Avocado

Posted on Aug 21st, 2010

I'm on a quest to use up some random ingredients in my pantry. I'm also on a quest not to heat up the kitchen until our air conditioner gets replaced (our old one works, just not very well.)The Vietnamese Summer Rolls from…

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Sushi Stack

Posted on Jul 25th, 2012

How many recipes do you have bookmarked? Despite constantly cleaning mine out, I rarely have less than 100 of them. Right now, the number is hovering closer to 120. I recently started going through them in chronological…

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Sushi with Avocado, Tofu Omelet, and Pickled Mustard Seeds

Posted on Nov 22nd, 2009

I’ve been reading a sandwich cookbook this week and was inspired to make a tofu omelet in a cake pan to have on sandwiches. Another recipe in the cookbook called for pickled mustard seeds, and since I have a giant jar of…

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Sweet and Spicy Tofu and Broccoli

Posted on May 11th, 2011

I have been grilling just about every Saturday lately. I'm trying to get my fill before it gets too hot to enjoy it. I used to make this with Tabasco Sweet and Spicy Pepper Sauce in the marinade, along with some soy…

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Tempura Nori

Posted on Nov 7th, 2009

I grabbed a bag of these at the Asian market this afternoon and they were so addictive, we ate them all before we had been through two traffic lights. I made more as soon as I came home. Sometimes nothing hits the spot like…

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Thai Curry Rice Noodles and Tofu

Posted on Aug 20th, 2012

This is another one of those recipes I had no intention of blogging about. It was just going to be a quick veggie-tofu-noodle something to use up some ingredients and get dinner on the table. I took one bite and decided I…

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Thai Tofu Noodle Soup

Posted on Oct 12th, 2010

I haven't been vegetable gardening for long, and this spring was the first time I planted my garden from seeds instead of buying plants. It was also the first time I planted basil in the garden, instead of in pots. I planted…

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